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Posted in thread: First ever brew day with photos! on 08-11-2012 at 08:02 PM
Update: 17 days later, the beer has cleared up quite nicely! Hard to tell from the photo
though. Should be bottling later tonight...
Posted in thread: Is it Prison Wine? on 08-06-2012 at 04:25 AM
Hmmm...since the OP said this mix was a "byproduct" of a project, I am assuming he/she is not
primarily brewing this hooch for consumption.So of course my question is: what kind of
Posted in thread: Priming in Carboy?... on 08-04-2012 at 06:54 AM
Yes, it would be helpful if you could clarify your intentions. If you don't plan to bottle the
remaining 3 gallons immediately, what do you plan on doing with it? By adding the sugar you
have gotten y...
Posted in thread: yeast on 08-03-2012 at 03:52 PM
+1 on storing them in the fridge, no question.
Posted in thread: Shortening brewday? on 08-03-2012 at 03:51 PM
If you're willing to reduce your batch size, that will significantly reduce time needed for
water to reach boiling temp, pitching temp, etc.
Posted in thread: Next Batch on 08-02-2012 at 08:25 PM
Here is a thread where several posters confirm having brewed with white chocolate, but no one
updated with their final results.
Posted in thread: Next Batch on 08-02-2012 at 08:21 PM
Well, white chocolate is just sweetened cocoa butter, which is almost pure fat. So you might
kill your beer's head or end up with the dreaded "oil slick" beer.
Posted in thread: Cold-brewed coffee to the boil? on 08-02-2012 at 08:13 PM
One nit to pick here-- the origin of the bean has little to do with the roast.You are correct
about that, but beans from the regions I suggested are almost always roasted heavily because
that type of ...
Posted in thread: I forgot the malt syrup... Salvageable? Help! on 08-02-2012 at 07:30 PM
I actually considered that at first, it tastes just like coors, or fermented water.Hmm, "The
Finest Fermented Water" could be Coors' new slogan.Am I going to want to boil some more malt
syrup and add ...
Posted in thread: Cold-brewed coffee to the boil? on 08-02-2012 at 07:14 PM
I imagine that boiling the cold-brewed coffee for any period of time would cause its flavor to
dissipate rapidly (if not turn unpleasantly bitter). One thing is for sure: boiling the grounds
or beans ...